Does anybody have a source low cost elastic bands used on shock mounts for
large diaphragm mics? I need a replacement elastic band for a U87 shock
mount but the one Neumann is very expensive. I do not require the real
I just buy fabric covered elastic cord and crimps from the local fabric
store up the street. You could always tie a knot instead of using the
crimps though. You can also use those elastic pony tail holders if you
can find them large enough...or rubber bands...or even large o-rings.
John Phillips wrote:
> Does anybody have a source low cost elastic bands used on shock mounts for
> large diaphragm mics? I need a replacement elastic band for a U87 shock
> mount but the one Neumann is very expensive. I do not require the real
> Neumann bands...
> Thanks for any suggestions!
> John Phillips
Go to a fabric store and ask for elastic cord. Most
likely they will have various sizes and colors. I redid
my 87 shockmount and it cost about $2.
Retromedia Sound Studios
Red Bank, NJ
Packages of elastic hair bands in various sizes and colours at the
local WalMart or equivalent.
On Fri, 13 May 2005 23:04:23 GMT, "John Phillips"
>Super! This is what I was looking for so thanks everyone.
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>> Jo-Ann Stores.
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